Monday, August 15, 2011
August 12, 2007: TV host and quiz-show pioneer Merv Griffin’s headstone reads “I Will Not Be Right Back After This Message.”
August 13, 1946: Author H. G. Wells (The Time Machine, The War of the Worlds) died. His last words:
"Go away. I'm all right."
August 14, 1956: Playwright Bertold Brecht died. He wrote:
“Don't be afraid of death so much as an inadequate life.”
August 15, 1935: Humorist Will Rogers died. He said:
"This thing of being a hero, about the main thing to it is to know when to die."